New Trier News

School and religion shouldn’t mix

Hannah Sussman, News Editor

March 13, 2020

With over 200 students participating in the hundred year anniversary of New Trier’s Choir Opera, the focus of the spring musical should have been New Trier’s talented student body, and historic devotion to the arts. Y...

Don’t use the coronavirus as an excuse to be racist

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2020

Over the last month, mass media craze over the coronavirus has consumed every aspect of our lives. The reality is that the virus is easily contracted. But that’s with most viruses. As of Jan.18, when the flu sea...

Vietnam vs. now: are we being disruptive enough?

Mattea Carberry, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

On April 15, 1967, over 500,000 people took to the streets of New York and San Francisco in protest of the Vietnam war. Their passionate efforts ultimately pressured the US to withdraw from Vietnam in 1973 and they saw th...

The issue with slacktivism

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2020

Aside from his PETA outburst, I think Joaquin Phoenix was onto something during his acceptance speech for the best actor Academy Award for “Joker.” His speech was a sociopolitical rant that included issues ranging ...

Making memes about World War III exemplifies the extent of our privilege

Eva Roytburg, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

Let’s rewind, say, three weeks in breaking news for the United States. Before the Iowa caucus, the Superbowl, Kobe Bryant’s death, Coronavirus, the “March for Life”, the Senate impeachment trial, the ratification of ...

Genocide is not a thing of the past

February 7, 2020

As the staff of the New Trier News, we want to acknowledge the importance and gravity of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Monday, January 27th. This day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly, ...

We need to teach boys about consent

December 13, 2019

The #MeToo movement has brought an undeniable increase in accountability for sexual assault perpetrators. Bill Cosby is currently serving a three to ten year sentence for his crimes. Larry Nassar will serve a minim...